16 septembrie 2019

Volker: No Donbas elections until Russian troops are withdrawn


US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Ukraine’s international partners will not pressurize it to hold elections in the occupied Donbas territories while there are still Russia-controlled forces in the region. “I don’t see a scenario where Ukraine is pushed toward holding elections while the territories remain occupied. The ‘Steinmeier Formula can only be implemented after elections have been held,” Volker told the TV channel 1+1 in an interview . He said that in order to [...]